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To: Senior Advisors

From: Richard Burton

Re: Scholarship Handout #1

Date: September 2, 2016








NOTE: Scholarship Applications MUST be turned in to the Guidance Department at least a week prior to the due date. The Guidance Department will attach transcript and supporting documents and mail items to the scholarship committee. On-line scholarship applications should be submitted directly to the website provided.




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DETAILS/REQUIREMENTS

DEADLINE


Free Application For Federal Student Aid

(FAFSA)

2017-2018
Also Known As
The

Pell Grant Application

2017-2018

In order to qualify for federal money for college, such as Pell Grants or Student Loans, students must fill out the FAFSA each year.
To apply go to www.fafsa.ed.gov
On the website, you will need to do the following:



  • Students must apply for FSA number (needed for FAFSA electronic signature)

  • Parents must apply for FSA number (needed for FASA electronic signature)

  • 2015 Parent Income Tax Information must be provided before submitting FAFSA on-line

Available On Line Beginning

October 1, 2016



Adventure In Education (AIE)

Scholarship Search Engine

Search engine for scholarships (Nursing, Engineering, Education, Minority, Music, etc.)
Go to http://www.aie.org/scholarships/index.cfm

Deadline Varies

AES Engineers Scholarship

-Students must complete an essay on given topic from the website

-Student does not have to be an engineer major to apply


Essay Question: When you look back on your life in 30 years, what would it take for you to consider your life successful?  What relationships or accomplishments will be important on this journey? 
For more information go to

http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm
$500 Scholarship Prize

October 6, 2016

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DETAILS/REQUIREMENTS

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Alabama Association of Family Consumer Science Scholarship (ALAFCS)

American Association of Family Consumer Science Scholarship (AAFCS)

-Student must be enrolled in a Family and Consumer Science Course and must be a member of FCCLA

-Student must major in Family and Consumer Science or related field


For an ALAFCS application go to

http://alafcs.org/scholarships.html

For an AAFCS application go to http://www.aafcs.org/Awards/index.asp Then scroll down the page until you see Undergraduate Submissions 2017



ALAFCS Deadline
December 1, 2016


AAFCS Deadline
January 9, 2017



Alabama State University


ASU Connections Day
Visit the Alabama State University Campus and learn about scholarship and financial aid opportunities
Register by going to the website below
http://www.alasu.edu/admissions/undergrad-admissions/connection-day/index.aspx

Connections Day
September 24, 2016

Army ROTC Scholarship



Students complete 4 years of college and then enlists in the Army

Must be a U.S Citizen

Must be between 17 and 26

Must Have at least a 2.5 GPA/19 ACT



(Scholarship covers full tuition and books)

To apply go to http://www.goarmy.com/rotc/high-school-students/four-year-scholarship.html


Oct. 7th submission

deadline
Jan. 10, 2017

Final submission

deadline

Auburn University

Freshman Scholarships
For more information go to

http://auburn.edu/scholarship/undergraduate/freshman.html


February 10, 2017

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Auburn University

WAR EAGLE DAYS
Visit the Auburn Campus and learn about scholarship and financial aid opportunities (Invitation only)
Register @

http://www.auburn.edu/admissions/wed/

WAR EAGLE DAYS
October 24th
November 7th

Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund

(APIASF)


  • Must be Asian or Pacific Islander

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen

  • Must hold at least a 2.7 GPA or better


http://www.apiasf.org/scholarships.html



Deadline Varies

The Auburn University “Ag Elite”

This is an opportunities for minority students to learn about careers in food, agricultural science and natural resources fields.
Register @

http://agriculture.auburn.edu/admissions/events/ag-elite/
Register AT LEAST one week in advance



Ag Elite Date
November 30, 2016

The Auburn University

Agriculture

Scholarship


-Students must fill out and submit an online application through AUSOM
For additional information, go to http://agriculture.auburn.edu/admissions/financial-aid-and-scholarships/scholarships/

February 15, 2017

Auburn University Departmental Scholarships

Auburn University Departmental Scholarships
Each of Auburn University's 12 colleges and schools awards scholarships separate from the scholarships awarded at the university level.
For additional information go to http://auburn.edu/scholarship/undergraduate/departmental.html

February 10, 2017

NAME

DETAILS/REQUIREMENTS

DEADLINE

Auburn University

Engineering Scholarships

Auburn University Engineering Scholarships
Information available at http://eng.auburn.edu/current-students/scholarships/index.html



February 10, 2017

Central Intelligence Agency

Scholars

Program

Must be interested in a career in the CIA

Must have a 21 ACT/3.O GPA

Must demonstrate a financial need
For an application go to https://www.cia.gov/careers/student-opportunities/undergraduate-scholarship-program.html



September 15, 2016

Coca-Cola USA

Applicants must be a high school senior

Applicants must hold at least a 3.0 GPA

Applicants must be a U.S. Citizen
For an application go to

http://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/applicants/


October 31, 2016

Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student Scholarship 2016

-Applicants must possess leadership qualities and demonstrate financial need

-Not necessary for applicants to have an Elks family member in order to apply


For an application go to

https://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/MVS.cfm

November 30, 2016

Financial Aid

FREE Financial Aid Information
The U.S. Department of Education awards $150 Billion dollars a year in grants, work-study, and low-interest loans to more than 14 Million students

Go to

https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/fafsa


No End Date

NAME

DETAILS/REQUIREMENTS

DEADLINE

Financial Aid 101

Webinars on Financial Aid
Topics Include:

How do you begin the financial aid process?

Is the FAFSA hard to complete?

What are the biggest myths about financial aid?


https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/pay-for-college/financial-aid

No End Date

Financial Aid Webinar

College Financial Aid 101 WEBINAR

The presentation will cover:

• New changes to the FAFSA 2017

• How to maximize grants and scholarships 

How to read your Award Letter

To register for webinar, follow the link below
https://soces-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/groups/news_item?d=x&id=1471332099796&group_id=1365835451244&return_url=1471978133515



Sponsored

by Discover Cards
Webinar Dates
October 5th
October 6th

Foot Locker Scholar Athlete

Must be currently involved in high school sports

Must have at least a 3.0 GPA


For an application go to,

https://footlockerscholarathletes.com/about



Application available

On line beginning

October 1, 2016

Horatio Alger Scholarship 2016

  • Must have a critical financial need, ($50,000 or lower adjusted gross family income)

  • Must have a minimum GPA of 2.0

  • Must have an involvement in community service activities

  • Must have overcome obstacles in life


For an application go to https://scholars.horatioalger.org/



October 25, 2016

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How To Find Specific Scholarships That Fit You in 1 Hour

Are you struggling with finding scholarships to help you pay for college?

Are you worried about how you will pay for college?

Do you wish you could find scholarships quicker and easier?

What's the solution? Find and win scholarships! 

Learn how to find scholarships that fit you in less than 1 hour by registering today!

To register for the free webinar go to the website below.


https://www.eventbrite.com/e/how-to-find-specific-scholarships-that-fit-you-in-under-1-hour-series-tickets-27085717109

WEBINAR

Huntingdon College

Huntingdon Preview Day

Visit the Huntingdon Campus and learn about scholarship and financial aid opportunities


To register go to http://www.huntingdon.edu/future-students/learn-more/visit/preview-days/

Preview Day
October 8, 2016


Huntingdon College



Freshman Scholarships
Go to:

http://www.huntingdon.edu/future-students/student-financial-services/financial-aid-and-scholarship-programs/

February 1, 2017

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholarship

Must hold at least a 3.5 GPA

Must hold at least a 26 ACT

Must demonstrate a financial need
For an application, go to

http://www.jkcf.org/scholarship-programs/college-scholarship/how-to-apply/



November 2016

NAME

DETAILS/REQUIREMENTS

DEADLINE

Jacksonville State University

Freshman Scholarships
Go to

http://www.jsu.edu/finaid/scholarships/types.html

March 1, 2017

Jacksonville State University

Fall Preview Day

Visit the JSU Campus and learn about scholarship and financial aid opportunities



Register @ http://www.jsu.edu/admissions/preview-day/

Preview Days
October 15TH
November 5TH


John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest

Students are asked to write an original and creative essay of 1,000 words or less that demonstrates an understanding of political courage as described by John F. Kennedy in Profiles in Courage. Students should use at least five varied sources such as newspaper articles, books, and/or personal interviews, including one non-internet source, to address the following topic:
Describe and analyze an act of political courage by a U.S. elected official who served during or after 1917, the year John F. Kennedy was born. Include an analysis of the obstacles, risks, and consequences associated with the act. The essay may concern an issue at the local, state, national, or international level
For application go

https://www.jfklibrary.org/Education/Profile-in-Courage-Essay-Contest/Contest-Information-and-Topic-Guidelines.aspx

January 4, 2017

Judson College

Preview Days
Visit the Judson Campus and learn about financial aid and scholarship opportunities

Register @ www.judson.edu/preview-day

Preview Days
September 17, 2016
November 12, 2016

Mercer University School of Engineering

Challenge Day
For a chance to compete for scholarships, students may register @
https://forms.mercer.edu/engineering/forms/scholarship-challenge/



Challenge Day
November 12, 2016


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Mississippi State University



Scholars Recognition Day/Fall Preview Days
Visit the Mississippi State University campus and learn about financial aid and scholarship opportunities
For additional information, go to https://www.admissions.msstate.edu/freshmen/visit/on-campus-events/details/


Scholars Recognition

Day
September 26th

Fall Preview Days
October 10th
October 24th
November 11th


NCAA Eligibility Center

&

NAIA Eligibility Center

Student Athletes
Student Athletes MUST REGISTER with the NCAA and/or NAIA in order to be eligible to play collegiate sports and/or to receive an athletic scholarship.
Please see Mr. Burton in the main office for additional information on which eligibility center is right for you.


Deadline Varies

National Center for Women and Information Technology

Scholarship

-Must be a high school girl & demonstrate an interest in IT/computing

-Must demonstrate leadership skills


For information go to https://www.aspirations.org/participate/high-school

November 7, 2016

NFIB Young Entrepreneur Foundation

150 Scholarships ranging in value from $1000 - $10,000.
Must have an established business

Must be a participant in organizations such as DECA, Jr. Achievement, FBLA, FFA, NFTE, among others.


Applications are available at http://www.nfib.com/foundations/yef/yef-programs/young-entrepreneur-awards/


December 18, 2016










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National Society Daughters of the American Revolution



Christopher Columbus Essay Contest
Topic: Technological advances have greatly changed our world since the voyages of Christopher Columbus. If Christopher Columbus had just some of the technology we have today in 2016, how might this have changed his planning and carrying out of his voyage? What technological advances would have been most beneficial to Christopher Columbus?
Essay must be between 800 and 1200 words

Font no smaller than 12 points or larger than 14 point

Essay must be the original work of the student’s

Essay must include a bibliography


For additional information concerning contest rules including the essay submission process, please see Mr. Burton in the Guidance Department.

October 18, 2016

Navy NROTC Scholarship

Students complete 4 years of college and then enlist in the Navy upon graduation
Navy ROTC Scholarship (covers Full tuition, books, and uniform)

Must have (ACT- 22English/21 Math)


Note: Auburn University and Tuskegee University are the only two colleges in the state of Alabama with a Navy ROTC Program
Apply at

http://www.nrotc.navy.mil/apply.html

January 31, 2017

Prudential Spirit of Community Award

In recognition of students who have made meaningful contributions to their communities, students are recognized by receiving the Prudential SPIRIT OF COMMUNITY Awards.
-Must have participated in a volunteer service activity within the past year

-Must submit application on line

-Must submit documentation of community service
For an application, go to http://spirit.prudential.com/view/page/soc


November 8, 2016

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Quest Bridge National College Match

Free On line application through which high achieving, low income students can receive full four year scholarships to 39 of the nation’s best colleges, including Amherst, Duke, MIT, Stanford, and Yale

For an application go to www.questbridge.org


September 27, 2016

Ron Brown Scholars Program

Must be an African American students with a financial need

Must be community service oriented

Must demonstrate exceptional leadership skills
For an application, go to

https://www.ronbrown.org/section/apply/rbsp-application


November 1, 2016

Savannah College of Art and Design



SCAD Days

Visit the SCAD Campus (Atlanta or Savannah) and learn about financial aid and scholarship opportunities


To register go to

https://www.scad.edu/admission/visit-scad/scad-days



SCAD DAYS

Atlanta Campus

Sept. 24th

Oct. 22nd

Jan. 21st

Scholarships4school.com

Scholarship Search Engine
Search engine for various scholarships (Nursing, Engineering, Education, Minority, Music, etc.)


Deadline Varies

Scholarships for Students with Disabilities

www.disabled-world.com/disability/education/scholarships
www.1800wheelchair.com/scholarship
http://ulmanfund.org/scholarships/
www.ShireADHDscholarship.com
http://schoolsoup.com/scholarship-directory/disability/

Various Deadlines

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DETAILS/REQUIREMENTS

DEADLINE

Smith Scholarship Foundation

-A full scholarship up to $15,000 per year for

students who have exhibited a dedication and sense of integrity through volunteer/community service

-Also available to students who have struggled against the odds whether it be financial, home life or disabilities and proven they are willing to help those around them

-Must be planning to attend a 4-year college in the State of Alabama

-Must have a minimum of a C+ grade point average
For an application go to http://www.smithscholarships.com/

(Click on Apply for Smith Scholarship)


December 1, 2016

Studentscholarships.org

Search engine for scholarships (Nursing, Engineering, Education, Minority, Music, etc.)


Deadline Varies

Tallapoosa County Distinguished Young Women Scholarship Program 2016

-To register, go on line to Alabama Distinguished Young Women and click on (local programs) and find Tallapoosa County.

-Participants will then need to complete on line entry form


For questions, please contact Barbara Yates, Chairman of Tallapoosa DYW at 256.749.8144

Program Date
October, 2016

Troy University

Trojan Day
Visit the Troy Campus and learn about scholarship and financial aid opportunities
For additional information contact Brandon Matthews @ 334.808.6643 or by email @ bjmatthews@troy.edu



Trojan Day
November 5, 2016

NAME

DETAILS/REQUIREMENTS

DEADLINE

Tuskegee University


Freshman Scholarships
Go to http://www.tuskegee.edu/scholarships.aspx

Deadline Varies

Tuskegee University


Open House
Visit the Tuskegee Campus and learn about scholarship and financial aid opportunities
Register @ http://www.tuskegee.edu/admissions.aspx

Open House
October 1, 2016

United Negro College Fund

-Must be a Minority student

-Must have a financial need


For an application, go to

https://scholarships.uncf.org/

Deadline Varies

UAB

UAB Day
Visit the UAB Campus and learn about scholarship and financial aid opportunities
To register go to

http://www.uab.edu/students/admissions/visit/uab-day

UAB Day
October 29th

UAB

New Freshman Academic and Departmental Scholarships
For additional information go to

http://www.uab.edu/students/paying-for-college/

December 1, 2016

University of Alabama in Huntsville

UAH Discovery Days
Visit the UAH Campus and learn about scholarship and financial aid opportunities

Scroll down the page to UAH Discovery Days


Register @ http://www.uah.edu/admissions/undergraduate/upcoming-events

UAH Discovery Days
October 29, 2016
November 19 2016

University of Mobile

Visit Days
Visit the University of Mobile Campus and learn about scholarship and financial aid opportunities
Register @ http://umobile.edu/undergraduate-admissions/visit/visitday/


Visit Days
September 16, 2016
October 10, 2016
November 18, 2016

NAME

DETAILS/REQUIREMENTS

DEADLINE

University of Montevallo

Preview Days
Visit the Montevallo Campus and learn about scholarship and financial aid opportunities

Register @ http://www.montevallo.edu/admissions/events/

Preview Days
October 8, 2016
October 29, 2016

University of Montevallo

Valedictorian Scholarships, Salutatorian Scholarships, Presidential Scholars, Freshman Honors, etc.
Go to http://www.montevallo.edu/admissions/undergraduate-admissions/scholarships/general-scholarships/

December 1, 2016

University of Montevallo

The President’s Outdoor Scholars Program


  • Must be a senior

  • Must enjoy the outdoors

  • Must demonstrate a personal commitment to conservation

For additional information, go to www.montevallo.edu/presidents-outdoor-scholars



December 1, 2016
(Only 20 scholarships

are available)
Students interested

will need to let

me know real soon

University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa

E- Day
Come explore the opportunities available in engineering and computer science. Receive information about housing, financial aid and scholarships
Register @ http://eng.ua.edu/admissions/e-day/



E Day
October 6, 2016

University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa

Freshmen Scholarships, Capstone Scholars, Collegiate Scholars, Presidential Scholars, etc.
For an application go to http://scholarships.ua.edu/types/

December 15, 2016

University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa

PREVIEW DAYS
Visit the UA Campus and learn about scholarship and financial aid opportunities

To register, go to http://universitydays.ua.edu/


Preview Days

October 3rd

October 17th

November 14th

NAME

DETAILS/REQUIREMENTS

DEADLINE

University of North Alabama



Presidential Scholarship, Leadership Scholarship, Valedictorian Scholarship, Academic Scholarship
For an application go to

https://www.una.edu/financial-aid/scholarships/index.html

December 15, 2016

University of North Alabama


Preview Day

Visit the UNA Campus and learn about scholarship and financial aid opportunities


Register @ https://www.una.edu/previewday/

November 5, 2016

University of South Alabama Honors Program

-Students must have a 27 + ACT

-Students must have a 3.5 GPA or higher


Students selected will receive full tuition, research stipend, summer tuition stipend, and study abroad expenses.
Application available @ http://www.southalabama.edu/departments/honors/



December 2, 2016

University of South Alabama

USA Days

Visit the University of South Alabama Campus and learn about scholarship and financial aid opportunities



Register @ http://www.southalabama.edu/usaday

USA Days
October 15, 2016
November 5, 2016



University of South Alabama

Freshman Scholarships
Go to http://www.southalabama.edu/departments/financialaffairs/scholarships/index.html

December 1, 2016

Wendy High School Heisman

Must be a high school senior

Must have at least a “B” average



Must participate in at least one sport
To apply go to

https://www.whshapplication.com/?comp_id=7A099BCC-5E1E-4469-85B3-9683D1AE1DCA

October 3, 2016



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